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I just recently purchased the OEM plexiglass wind screen for my 09 slk300. It replaced the mesh wind screen. In my opinion it looks much better than the mesh and it also installs very easily but WHY are there vents at the bottom of the plexiglass? Is there a reason for the vents? It seems to me all those vents do is let air into the car, exactly what I'm trying to avoid
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It is to compensate the air somehow. Try a 'search' top right. I remember that being asked before.


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I just recently purchased the OEM plexiglass wind screen for my 09 slk300. It replaced the mesh wind screen. In my opinion it looks much better than the mesh and it also installs very easily but WHY are there vents at the bottom of the plexiglass? Is there a reason for the vents? It seems to me all those vents do is let air into the car, exactly what I'm trying to avoid
With the windows and the top down, there is going to be some air that goes into the car. My guess is that the vents are there to let that air escape through better aerodynamics instead of just being a solid block design. Same reason why the pieces in the seats are mesh too I think.
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The holes also let you see the rear parktronic indicator easier.
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This one lights up when I hit the brakes, pretty cool and works great too. windrestrictor.com can laser cut any image, picture, name whatever. I also just changed my lights to pink (wife's car). I got a $100 discount when I bought off ebay, cheers!
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I worked with a guy to design on for the 171. It is a full plexiglass that fits from the outside edge of the roll bars. Really works great. He has not put on his website yet but you can go to his site and click on Conact Us and inquire about one.

http://www.jaysenoffwindscreens.com/index.html
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